Month: January 2017

Free Online Reading Games for Preschool and Kindergarten

Some of the earliest reading skills that children learn are print awareness, sounds of speech, phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency. Once students get older, they gain greater skills in spelling, comprehension, and writing. While these skills are primarily taught in preschools and kindergartens, you can easily find extra support for your early readers. There are […]






5 Ways Gifted Children Can Benefit from an Enrichment Academy

Gifted children need special attention. Schools often don’t have the resources to provide special attention for gifted students, however. This is because schools typically focus on the regular classrooms and students who are behind first rather than gifted students. Gifted education is something special that school districts provide, and parents of gifted students may sometimes […]






The Future of American Education

Significant changes are ahead in Washington and the American educational system will certainly be impacted. It remains to be seen exactly what might change and what might stay the same, but many experts have opinions. Below are some articles and blog posts that may shed light about what education may look like in the near […]






How to Improve Your Study Skills: Tips for Students

Standardized testing time is right around the corner, and if you have struggled with studying these next few months will offer up a great opportunity to make helpful changes to your studying habits. Many students who perform well with homework and tests share common study skills. What they do in class and after school positively […]






5 Free Online Writing Games for Students

Whether your child is already getting extra practice in school through academic enrichment or tutoring, it seems as though there is always room for more. And if you are anything like me, you notice that students especially struggle when it comes to writing. I don’t know about you, but, “I don’t like doing it!” “It […]






Common Questions About School Closings and Delays

Winter is here, and with the warm drinks, decorations and twinkling lights also comes inclement weather. Sometimes this leads to schools, learning academies, tutoring centers, and after school activities being cancelled or delayed. Many may not know the procedures that inevitably arise during winter due to these changes. To make sure that you are prepared […]






Private Tutoring for High School Students: An Overview for Parents

When it comes to private tutoring high school students, the two biggest road blocks are time and attitude – and not only the student’s time and attitude. If you think your teen needs tutoring or after-school enrichment (or might looking down the road), here are a few aspects to tutoring high schoolers that you might […]






Top 6 Educational Posts of 2016: Happy Anniversary to the A Grade Ahead Blog

After-School Enrichment Blog Celebrates Milestone A Grade Ahead, an educational enrichment company, challenges our students to achieve a higher academic standard. As a resource for our families and others, our company’s blog provides tips, news, and advice to parents who are looking to provide the very best for their children. We are proud that our […]